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Re: complexity (was: Re: XHTML and RDF)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 17:05:46 +0000 (UTC)
To: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Cc: Orion Adrian <oadrian@hotmail.com>, www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0404141703300.24256@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

[moved to www-talk from www-qa]

On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> However, the correct answer in this situation is not rubberstamping. The
> correct answer, in this context, would be to let X publish its standard
> outside of the W3C venue. W3C should not be involved if there is only
> one company behind the technology.

The implication was that X and Z agree on most of the other aspects of the
spec, and are both going to be implementing it. I should have been
clearer. (And this is definitely not hypothetical -- I've been involved in
situations much like this in a W3C context many times.)

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